Miss Dowagiac profile: Rebecca Fletcher
Published 8:00 am Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The newest member of Dowagiac’s royal sisterhood will be crowned later this month, as the Miss Dowagiac Scholarship Pageant hosts its 77th ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 23.
Over the next two weeks, the Dowagiac Daily News will feature the profiles of the 10 ladies vying for the crown.
This year’s pageant will begin at 7 p.m. inside the Dowagiac Middle School Performing Arts Center. Tickets for the event are available inside the office of the Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce, inside the Dowagiac train depot.
Name: Rebecca Fletcher
Contestant number: 9
Height: 5 foot 5
Eye color: Brown
Parents: Jeffrey and Crystal Fletcher
Sister: Stephanie, age 19
School attending: Dowagiac Union High School
School activities: Womens chorale, girls soccer, girls golf
Outside activities: Work at McDonald’s
Interests and hobbies: Fishing, hunting, snowboarding
Awards and honors: Honors to high honors, third year choir
Three words to describe you: Intelligent, humorous, and confident
What are your ambitions and plans after graduation? My ambitions and plans after graduation are to go to college to become an oncologist.
What is your greatest accomplishment? My greatest accomplishment has been volunteering in every event or activity I can that our school’s choir does.
Why did you decide to compete for the title of Miss Dowagiac? I decided to compete for the title of Miss Dowagiac because it’s an experience of a lifetime, a great way to meet new people, and a way to present yourself to the business world.